Forty eight civilians have lost their lives in the current violence in Southeast Turkey, the Human Rights Association has estimated ( between 21 July and 28 August, so by now that number is already up again). One of the cases that especially hit me was the death of Eyüp Ergen, a nurse in the state […]
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About blog Kurdish Matters
Roughly between 2012 and 2015, I blogged at the website Kurdish Matters. Most blogs were published (and are published on this website) in English, Kurdish and Turkish, with the help of wonderful translators Abdurrahman Önen (Kurdish) and Hilal Seven (Turkish).
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Twenty three members of security forces have been killed by the PKK since 7 July, Anadolu Agency reported, and I’m sure this number will have increased by the time this column is published. Same goes for civilians who have lost their lives at the hands of the state, most recently three people in Silopi. And […]